Opening dates of Wal-Mart stores in Texas and Supercenters, 1962-Jan 31, 2006 (Alaska and Hawaii excluded)

File used in paper The Diffusion of Wal-Mart and Economies of Density,” Econometrica, Vol. 79, No. 1 (January, 2011), 253-302

This section shows information about this dataset's attributes
Attributes Range Median Mean Std. Dev.
storenum
 
77  to  5493
880 1497.94 1507.92
Permanant store number assigned by Wal-Mart
opendate
November 1st, 1975 00:00  to  January 27th, 2006 00:00
March 18th, 1986 00:00 January 28th, 1989 03:16 --
Opening date of original store
date_super
March 1st, 1990 00:00  to  January 27th, 2006 00:00
January 23rd, 2002 00:00 August 27th, 2000 08:13 --
Opening date of food business
conversion

1 (200)   0 (53)  

=1 if supercenter through conversion of existing store, =0 if supercenter originally
st Text column (no statistics available)
FIPS code of state
county Text column (no statistics available)
FIPS code of county
streetaddr Street Address (US only) column (no statistics available)
Address of store (source Wal-Mart store alignment file and posted openings)
strcity City column (no statistics available)
City of store (source Wal-Mart store alignment file and posted openings)
strstate State or Province column (no statistics available)
State of store (source Wal-Mart store alignment file and posted openings)
zipcode Zip or Postal Code (US only) column (no statistics available)
Zip of store (source Wal-Mart store alignment file and posted openings)
type_store

Supercenter (253)   Wal-Mart (62)  

Store type as of Jan 31, 2006